British Sea Power Biography

British Sea Power are an indie rock band based in Brighton, , England, although three of the band members originally come from Natland (near Kendal), Cumbria, England. The wide-ranging nature of their material has led critics to liken their sound to a variety of groups, from The Cure and Joy Division to the Pixies and Arcade Fire. The band are famed for their live performances, the unusual lyrical content of their songs and the adventurous choice of locations for some of their shows. British Sea Power's members are Jan Scott Wilkinson (vocals, guitar), Martin Noble (guitar), Neil Hamilton Wilkinson (bass guitar, vocals, guitar), Matthew Wood; (drums), Phil Sumner (cornet, keyboards) and Abi Fry (viola).

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British Sea Power News

British Sea Power to tour UK with local brass bands

The 'Sea of Brass' tour will launch with a special show at the Durham International Festival

  • May 19, 2014

British Sea Power to launch new album with 'communist table tennis', mystery bus tour and gig

'Machineries Of Joy' is set for release on April 1

  • Mar 27, 2013

British Sea Power unveil new track 'Machineries Of Joy' and album artwork – listen

Track is the first single from the band's forthcoming fifth album

  • Feb 12, 2013

British Sea Power announce new album and tour dates

Brighton band will release their fifth album on April 1

  • Jan 25, 2013

British Sea Power’s Jonathan Richman tribute band for one-off show

The Modern Ovens will play The Old Queen's Head in London

  • Nov 29, 2011

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British Sea Power Music Videos

British Sea Power - No Lucifer (Live) Play Video

British Sea Power - No Lucifer (Live)

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British Sea Power - Atom (Live)

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A Light Above Descending

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Machineries of Joy

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Living Is So Easy

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British Sea Power Reviews

British Sea Power - 'Machineries Of Joy'

British Sea Power - 'Machineries Of Joy'

More glacial indie that beautifully belies their reputation as owl-collecting kooks

  • Apr 2, 2013

Live review: British Sea Power/These New Puritans/Surfer Blood/Sparrow And The Workshop

Scala, London, Tuesday February 9

  • Feb 22, 2010

Album review: British Sea Power

Man Of Aran

  • Apr 28, 2009

British Sea Power

Natural History Museum, London. (June 21)

  • Jul 3, 2008

British Sea Power: Do You Like Rock Music?

'Perhaps it’s our island mentality, perhaps it’s just something in the water...'

  • Jan 18, 2008

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